Faculty of Environment and Life

1.Environmental Engineering

Objective: Featuring engineering in talent cultivation and taking social needs into full consideration, we combine the basic theory learning and applied practice educating, to help students master strong theoretical foundation in the field of engineering and acquire the expertise of pollution control engineering and environmental monitoring related to water, atmosphere and solid waste. We aim to educate Environmental Engineering students withgood competency as engineers, to solve practical problemswith awareness of lifelong learning.


Core courses:Water Quality Engineering, Air Pollution Control Engineering, Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal, Fluid Mechanics, Principles of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Microbiology.

Featured courses: Water Quality Engineering, Air Pollution Control Engineering, Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering Design, Drainage Pipe Network Engineering, Environmental Engineering Construction.

Career: Graduates following this pathway are ideally educated to work in design institutes, municipal departments, environmental management departments of environmental companies, scientific research organizations, and colleges and universities. Students of this pathway have a wide range of career choices as described for design, construction, management, planning, education and R&D.

2.Environmental Science

Objective: We provide students with basic theories, basic knowledge and basic skills in the field of environment science. We aim to developstudents as inter-disciplinary professionals who will be engaged in research institutes, colleges and universities, enterprises and institutions, and administrative departments. Graduates have all the career choices as described for scientific research, education, environmental protection and planning, environmental management, environmental monitoring, and environmental impact assessment.


Core courses:Including Environmental Monitoring, EnvironmentalImpact Assessment,Environmental Ecology, Environmental Economics, Environmental Plan,Environmental System Analysis, Modern Instrument Analysis and Physical Experiment, Environmental Monitoring Experiment, Professional Experiment of Environmental Science.

Featured courses: Environmental Quality Assessment, Environmental Planning.

Career:Graduates following this pathway are ideally educated to work in organizations such as scientific research institutions, colleges, urban and rural development and planning departments, environmental protection departments of the government, and environmental companies, and have all the career choices as described for research, planning, management, design, teaching and development related to these fields.

3.Energy and Power Engineering

Objective: This program is to train students to have social responsibility, solid fundamental knowledge of power engineering and engineering thermophysics, professional knowledge of high-efficiency energy conversion and application, knowledge of liberal arts and science. The aim of this program is to supply high quality creative talents for Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and the whole country.Theabilities of innovation engineering practice, cooperation, global vision, professional ethics, lifelong learning are especially emphasized. The students can work in the field of automobiles or refrigeration to do design, operation control, research, product development, manufacture, sales, teaching and management.


Core courses:Engineering Thermodynamics, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Engineering Combustion, Principles of Automatic Control, Principles of Power System, Principles of Automobile, Intelligent Control Technology of Automobile, Principles of Refrigeration, Principles of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Compressor.

Featured courses: Automatic Control for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems, Innovation design and practice of refrigeration and air conditioning system, Principles of Refrigeration, Principles of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Compressor, Freezing and Cold Storage, Principles of Automobile, Engine Structure of Vehicles, Principles of Power System, Intelligent Control Technology of Automobile, Measurement Techniques of Energy and Power, Introduction of Research Method for Energy and Power, Heat Management of New Energy Automobile.

Career: After graduation, apart from studying at universities at home and abroad for further study, students can work in domestic or foreign production enterprises, research institutes and other units to do product design, research and development, technical support and product sales etc. Students can also choose to design or operate air conditioning systems.

4.New Energy Scienceand Engineering

Objective: This undergraduate program is structured to provide students with the capacity to meet the needs of the development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and China with strong awareness of social responsibility and patriotism. We aim to train future high-level professionals with creativity and innovation who have a solid fundamental knowledge of power engineering and engineering thermophysics, and are able to research, design, develop, test, and implement engineering solutions to problems in the areas of new energy and traditional energy. The students are expected to clearly consider the ethical implications and societal impacts of engineering solutions, have an international outlook with clear perspectives, perform as an effective engineering professional in bothindividual and team-based project environments, have the capability to keep enriching knowledge through continuous education or other methods for lifelong learning,and have the innovate thinks.


Core courses:Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Fundamentals of Mechanical Design, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic Technology, Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Engineering Combustion, Solar Energy Technology, Geothermal Energy and Technology, Thermal Process and Equipment, Energy Conversion and Utilization, Internship, Application of CFD Soft, Curriculum Design, Graduation Project.

Career: Students who graduate from this program are able to become articulate professional engineers and have all the career choices for utilization, design, manufacturing, and operation management in the areas of new energy and traditional energy. Apart from above fields, students are expected to have a wide range of career choices for technical work and management work in related fields, including thermal engineering, power engineering, and energy management.

5.Applied Chemistry

Objective:We provide students with a strong knowledge foundation of Applied Chemistry, competitive foreign language levels and applicable computer skills. We aim to develop future professionals who may be engaged in product development, scientific research, technology development, engineering design, production management in the areas of fine chemicals, organic synthesis, industrial catalysis, membrane separation and application, biochemistry, biochemical engineering, pharmaceutical synthesis and environmental protection, and solve practical engineering problems.


Core courses:Including Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Principles of Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering as well as Physical Experiments, Comprehensive Chemical Experiments, Experiments of Chemical Engineering Principles, Professional Experiments of Chemistry.

Featured courses: Principles and Technology of Fine Organic Chemicals Synthesis, Catalysis Chemistry, Fine Chemicals Chemistry, Membrane Separation Technology,Chemistry and Physics of Polymers, Energy Chemistry, Introduction to Green Chemistry, Modern Separation Technology, Surface Science and Technology, Structural Chemistry, Applied Electrochemistry, Physical Chemistry Methodology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Transfer Principles, Chemical Process Optimization, Environmental Catalysis, Applications of Computers in Chemistry, Progress in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, etc.

Career:After graduation, the students majored in this specialty are ideally placed to work in research institutes, firms, and foreign or state-owned enterprises and institutions related to fine chemicals, daily chemicals, organic synthesis, biochemistry, biochemical engineering, pharmaceutical synthesis, medicine, materials, energy, light industry, textiles, and environmental protection in Beijing municipality or other places, and have all the career choices as described for scientific research, technology development, and engineering design and management.

6.Biomedical engineering

Objective:Biomedical Engineering uses modern engineering technology to detect and analyze various signals of the human body to obtain physiological and pathological information, assist medical diagnosis, or treat diseases by using the interaction effect produced by certain physical factors and organisms. This major cultivates applied interdisciplinary talents who are equipped with basic knowledge of Biology and Medicine, theoretical knowledge and experimental skills of Medical Electronic Information Technology, Biomechanics and biological information related to Biomedical Engineering, understand the working principle, operation specifications and related laws and regulations of modern medical devices. The talents should be good at independent learning and cooperative communication, have strong engineering practice ability with international vision, innovative and professional qualities. This program specially adapts to the national development needs of "Made in China 2025" and trains students' basic knowledge and skills in Biomedicine and high-end medical equipment (Mobile Medicine, Biological 3D Printing, Tissue Engineering, Vascular Stent, Artificial Heart, Personalized Medicine and Precision Medicine).


This program is Beijing’s specialty discipline; has the right to confer bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctor’s degree, and has a post-doctoral mobile station for Biomedical Engineering; has enriched teachers resources and other good conditions for running schools; has established a joint training base for postgraduate students and an undergraduate internship base with more than ten enterprises in Beijing; adopts a “3+2” model to jointly train biomedical engineering undergraduates with Arizona State University in the United States graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Beijing University of Technology and a master’s degree from Arizona State University in the United States. Many graduates go abroad for further study every year, and the rate of graduate school admissions reaches 40%. Lots of graduates of this program work for first-class large hospitals and medical equipment enterprises in Beijing. The employment rate of graduates in this major is very high.

Curriculum:Main courses of this major consist of four categories: Biology and Medicine Courses, Electronic, Instrument and Information Course, Biomechanics Courses; Biology Information Courses. Main courses include Anatomy and Physiology, C Language Programming (Bilingual), Principle and Application of Single Chip Microcomputer, Analog/Digital Electronic Technology, Biomechanics Foundation (Bilingual), Biomedical Signal Processing, Medical Image Processing, Biomedical Measurement and Sensors, Biomedical Electronics, Modern Medical Equipment, and Medical Device Regulations.

Career:Biomedical Engineering is a new interdisciplinary subject that combines Medicine and Engineering. Biomedical Engineering is now the hottest specialty in the United States. With the improvement of living standards, people more and more concern about their own health. Biomedical Engineering industry, which is closely related to people's health condition, has become the "sunshine industry" and is strongly supported by the nation. This industry has a large demand for talents. Graduates of this major can engage in scientific research, product research and development, equipment operation and maintenance, production management, service trade and other works in the medical and health industry. They can also engage in "production, study and research" and management and trade work in the State Food and Drug Administration, information industry and other departments. The career prospect is great.

7.Biotechnology(Experimental Courses)

Objective:To actively adapt to the national high-tech development strategy, especially to meet the demand for talents and technology from the upgrading of the biotechnology industry during Beijing's fast economicconstruction and social development, this program is established based on the advantages of disciplines and the school’s high-level innovative personnel training system. The program aims to equip the graduates with a good political and moral quality, systematic basic theoretical knowledge and professional theoretical knowledge, the knowledge of relevant disciplines, and a cross-field and cross-industry composite knowledge structure; to make graduates understand the latest achievements and development trends of Life Science research both at home and abroad; to train excellent innovative talents with strict scientific thinking mode, prompt creative thinking and cultivate preliminary scientific research ability. Talents will receive systematic training in Modern Instrumental Analysis, Chemical Biology Research Technology, Drug Synthesis and Pharmacological Analysis Technology, Molecular Biology Detection Technology, Immunological Analysis Technology, Food Inspection and Analysis Technology, Biological Information Technology, etc. Graduates will be scientific and technological professionals who can engage in scientific research and teaching works in scientific research institutes and institutions of higher education and can engage in applied research, technology development, production management and administration in biotechnology-related fields in enterprises, institutions and administrative departments in industries as biomedicine, disease prevention and control, early diagnosis, food, and environmental protection.


Core courses: Molecular Biology, General Biology, Biochemistry, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Featured courses: Cell Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology, and Bioinformatics, Drug Analysis.

Career:Graduates can engage in scientific research, technology management, process design, new product development, analysis and testing instruments and technology monitoring works in the fields of medicine, environment, food, health care products in biological high-tech enterprises, institutions of higher education, scientific research institutes, government management departments.

8.Food Quality and Safety

Objective:To train applied interdisciplinary management talents to master the necessary basic theoretical knowledge and systematic specialized skills of food quality and safety, have strong sense of social responsibility and professional ethics, understand laws, regulations and standards related to foodproduction, storage and circulation in the food quality control, supervision, management and risk assessment capacity.,. The talents should be good at independent learning and cooperation, have an international vision and innovative and professional qualities.


Core courses: Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Analysis, Food Nutrition and Hygiene, Food Toxicology, Food Safety, and Food Standards and Regulations.

Featured courses: Microbiology, Physiology, Instrumental Analysis, Food Safety Control Technology, Food Quality Management, Food Technology, Principles of Food Engineering, Food Merchandising, Food Additives and other courses.

Career:Graduates can engage in scientific research, quality supervision and management, production quality control, inspection on import and export commodity, inspection on food quality, food nutrition and safety management, food engineering development and other works in the food and health industry. They can also engage in “production, study and research”, management and trade work in food-related industries. The career prospect of this program is brilliant.